Mark Scholz

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    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Dr.
    • Organization:Prostate Oncology Specialists
    • Area of Expertise:prostate cancer
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: prostate cancer
      Summary of expertise:
      A double board-certified medical oncologist, Mark C. Scholz, MD, serves as medical director of Prostate Oncology Specialists Inc. in Marina del Rey, CA, a medical practice exclusively focused on prostate cancer. Dr. Scholz is a strong advocate for patient empowerment. In addition to two books, he has written and produced extensive educational material on the subject of prostate cancer in various media including DVDs, blogs, newsletters and pamphlets. He is an invited guest speaker at prostate cancer conferences and support groups throughout the world. He is also an educational speaker on behalf of Amgen, Dendreon and Sanofi-Aventis.
      Blog/Web site: www.prostateoncology.com
      Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarkScholzMD
      Facebook: www.facebook.com/keepyourprostate
      White paper/research:

      scientific_publications_scholz.docx
      Books/articles published:
      The Key to Prostate Cancer: 30 Experts Explain 15 Stages of Prostate Cancer; Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers, No More Unnecessary Biopsies, Radical Treatment or Loss of Potency
      the_key_to_prostate_cancer_press_rel.docx
      Awards/associations/memberships:
      Founder of Keep Your Prostate movement; Past president and co-founder of Prostate Oncology Research Institute; American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Society of Therapeutic Radiology, American Urologic Associate and European Associate of Urology. Nautilus Book Award Gold Winner in Wellness/Prevention/Vitality, 2011. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers, Ralph H. Blum, Mark Scholz, MD.

      Western AUA – Best Poster 2003: PSA Nadir Greater than 0.1 on Combined Hormone Blockade Predicts the Early Development of Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer. Mark C. Scholz, Tom Trilling, Stan A. Brosman, Brad W. Guess, Henry J. Johnson, Richard Y. Lam.

      AUA – Best Poster 1997: Anemia Associated with Androgen Deprivation in Prostate Cancer Patients on Combination Hormone Blockade. Stephen B. Strum, John E. McDermed, Mark C. Scholz.

      prostate_cancer_faqs-final.docx
      Prior media experience:
      Interviewed by NPR, Wall Street Journal, US News & World Report
      Educational background:
      Fellowship University of Southern California (USC), LAC-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, Fellowship Medical Oncology, 1986-1988 (Chief Fellow, 1987-1988)
      Residency University of Southern California (USC), LAC-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, Internal Medicine, 1984-1986
      Internship University of Southern California (USC), LAC-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles Internal Medicine, 1983-1984
      Medical School Medical School Creighton University, Omaha, NE – Doctor of Medicine, 1983
      Undergraduate Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA 1973-1974, University of Southern California (USC) Los Angeles, CA 1974-1976, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 1976-1978
      Interests:
      prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatments, prostate oncology

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